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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1775 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act relative to comprehensive siting reform for land based wind projects

By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1775) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to comprehensive siting reform for land based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Frank I. Smizik

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish clear standards and timely and predictable permitting procedures to encourage wind energy development in the commonwealth, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
Frank I. Smizik 15th Norfolk
Kevin G. Honan 17th Suffolk
Tom Sannicandro 7th Middlesex
James B. Eldridge
William N. Brownsberger
Alice K. Wolf 25th Middlesex
Jonathan Hecht 29th Middlesex
Jay R. Kaufman 15th Middlesex

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